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All Masonic Libraries & Museums in the World

Please note:  The purpose of this webpage is to attempt to list every Masonic Library and Museum known to exist.  If anyone knows of any Masonic Library or Museum that exist anyone in the world that are not included on this chart, please let me know and I will be happy to include them.

If any of the information on this chart is not correct or if you know of additional information that should be included, please send me email at paulb'at'bessel.org 

United States

State Masonic Libraries or Museums
Locations Details & Contact Information
Alabama Grand Lodge of Alabama Library
PO Box 6195
Montgomery AL 36106
(phone) 334-272-8961
(fax) 334-270-9881
Contact:
Gerald D. Kelley, Grand Secretary
Alaska    
Arizona Arizona Grand Lodge Library
345 W. Monroe
Phoenix AZ 85003
(phone) 602-252-1924
Librarian: Bruce Johnson
Arkansas Arkansas Grand Lodge Library
(phone) 501-378-3447 or 501-851-2694
(fax) 501-378-3591
Librarian: Dick E. Browning debrown714@aol.com
California Institute for Masonic Studies
California Grand Lodge
1111 California Street
San Francisco CA 94108-2284
(phone) 415-776-7000
(fax) 415-776-6307

ims@freemason.org
 
Fresno Scottish Rite Library
1455 L Street
Fresno CA 93721
(phone) 209-268-9631
(fax) 209-268-0261
San Diego Scottish Rite Masonic Library
1895 Camino Del Rio S.
San Diego CA 92108
(phone) 619-293-4888
(fax) 619-297-2751
San Francisco Scottish Rite Masonic Center
2850 19th Ave
San Francisco CA 94132-1602
(phone) 415-664-4700
(fax) 415-664-5070

sfscottishrite@compuserve.com
 
Colorado    
Connecticut Luke A. Lockwood Memorial Library
Connecticut Grand Lodge
PO Box 250
Wallingford CT 06492
(phone) 203-284-3903
(fax) 203-284-3996
Mike Castroll
Delaware Lombardy Hall Foundation
1611 Concord Pike
Wilmington DE 19803
(phone) 302-655-5254
Harold J. Littleton
District of Columbia D.C. Grand Lodge Library & Museum
5428 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington DC 20016-2524
(phone) 202-686-1811
(fax) 202-686-2759
Curator: M.W. Robert F. Drechsler, PGM
Open to Masons and the public - best to call ahead for appointment
Scottish Rite Library
Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction
House of the Temple
1733 - 16th Street
Washington DC 20009
(phone) 202-232-3579
(fax) 202-387-1843
Joan K. Sansbury
jkleink@capcon.net 
http://209.238.202.160/council/temple/findex.html 
Florida Ft. Myers Masonic Library
3100 Evens Ave.
Ft. Myers FL 33901
(phone) 941-656-0690
(fax) 941-332-2311
Contact: Vernon Ellis
Georgia Atlanta Masonic Library and Museum Association
1690 Peachtree Road NW
Atlanta GA 30309
Contact: Mr. Jeff Hodges
Hawaii Masonic Public Library of Hawaii
1611 Kewalo Street
Honolulu HI 96822
(phone) 808-521-2070
(fax) 808-533-6493
Contact: Rudy McIntyre
rudylib@verizon.net
Illinois Valley of Chicago AASR Library of Freemasonry
915 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago IL 60610
 
Louis L. Williams Masonic Library
110 East Mulberry
Bloomington IL 61701
(phone) 309-828-6077
Indiana Masonic Library & Museum of Indiana, Inc.
690 State Street
Franklin IN 46131
(phone) 812-597-5536
(fax) 812-597-2635
Contact: James W. Prairie
jprairie@scican.net 
Iowa Library & Museum of the Grand Lodge of Iowa
PO Box 279
Cedar Rapids IA 52406-0279
(phone) 319-365-1438
(fax) 319-365-1439
William R. Kreuger
librarian@gl-iowa.org
Kansas Grand Lodge of Kansas Library
320 SW 8th Street
Topeka KS 66603-3912
(phone) 785-234-5518
(fax) 785-357-4036

fsafam@juno.com
 
Kentucky    
Louisiana    
Maine Grand Lodge of Maine Library & Museum
415 Congress Street
Portland ME 04101
(phone) 207-773-5184
(fax) 207-773-5108
James Dufresne
Maryland Maryland Grand Lodge Library  
Carl H. Claudy Memorial Library
MSA - Masonic Service Association of North America
8120 Fenton Street
Silver Spring MD 20910-4785
(phone) 301-588-4010
(fax) 301-608-3457
Richard E. Fletcher, PGM
msana@ix.netcom.com 
Massachusetts Samuel Crocker Lawrence Library
Grand Lodge of Massachusetts
186 Tremont St.
Boston MA 02111
(phone) 617-426-6040
(fax) 617-426-6115
Cynthia Alcorn
calcorn@glmasons-mass.org
Michael Kaulback
mkaulback@glmasons-mass.org
Museum of Our National Heritage Library & Museum
Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction
(mailing address) PO Box 519, Lexington MA 02420-0519
(location) 33 Marrett Road, Lexington MA
Nancy Wilson nwilson@monh.org
(phone) 781-861-6559 ext. 127
Helaine Davis
hdavis@monh.org
(phone) 781-861-6559 ext. 125 
Cambridge Masonic Temple Library
1950 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA 02140
(phone) 617-354-1336
Contact: Keith C. Mackinnon
Michigan Masonic Temple Library & Education Center
500 Temple Ave
Detroit MI 48201
(phone) 313-831-1148
(fax) 313-832-2922
Mary E. Barnowske
LibHof@aol.com 
Detroit Commandery No. 1 K.T.
Archives Chairman
500 Temple Ave.
Detroit, Michigan, 48201
 
Minnesota

Minnesota Masonic Historical Society and Museum
Minnesota Masonic Home
11501 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN 55437-3699

contact@minnesotamasonicmuseum.org
Mississippi    
Missouri Missouri Grand Lodge Library
800 Hwy 63 N
Columbia MO 65201
(phone) 573-474-8561
(fax) 573-474-3601
Tamara Clark
tclark@tranquility.net
Montana Grand Lodge of Montana AF & AM Library & Museum
425 N Park
PO Box 1158
Helena MT 59624
Library and Museum Open 9am to 4 pm M-F
(phone) 406-442-7774
www.grandlodgemontana.org
Billings Masonic Library
514 - 14th Street W.
Billings MT 59102-5216
(phone) 406-259-1552
(fax) 406-259-2316
Harold L. Davidson
brodave@wtp.net 
Nebraska    
Nevada    
New Hampshire    
New Jersey Walter Parsons Memorial Library & Museum
New Jersey Grand Lodge
902 Jacksonville Road
Burlington NJ 08016
(phone) 609-239-3950
(fax) 609-386-4332
Contact: Fred Umlauf
New Mexico "Red" Langston Memorial Library
168 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque NM 87102
(phone) 505-243-4391
(fax) 505-242-8723
New York Chancellor Livingston Masonic Library
Grand Lodge of New York
72 W. 23rd St.
14th Floor
New York NY 10010-4171
(phone) 212-337-6620 or 22
(fax) 212-633-2639
Thomas M. Savini
livmalib@pipeline.com
Monroe Masonic Library
875 Main Street E.
Rochester NY 14605
Contact: F. J. McCullough
DeWint House
George Washington Masonic Historic Site at Tappan
20 Livingston Ave.
Tappan NY 10983
(phone & fax) 914-359-1359
Contact: Ambrose Kurtzke
Onondaga & Oswego Masonic Districts Historical Societies (OMDHS)
451 Main Street
Phoenix, New York 13135
608 Owego Street
Liverpool, New York 13088
http://omdhs.syracusemasons.com/
Contact: Gary L. Heinmiller
boazz@bluefrognet.net
North Carolina    
North Dakota North Dakota Grand Lodge Library & Museum
201 - 14th Ave. N.
Fargo ND 58102
(phone) 701-235-7243
(fax) 701-235-3697
H. Allen Ohrt, PGM
Chris Christianson, SGW
chrischristianson@earthlink.net 
Ohio Cleveland Masonic Library
3615 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland OH 44115
 
Masonic Library Association
317 East 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Cecil E. Harry, President
(513) 662-7296
Anthony Caito, Jr., Secretary
Oklahoma Library of the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma
102 S. Broad Street
Guthrie OK 73044
(phone) 405-282-3212
(fax) 405-282-3244
Contact: T. Max Tatum, PGM
Oregon    
Pennsylvania Masonic Library and Museum of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania
Masonic Temple
1 North Broad St.
Philadelphia PA 19107-2520
(phone) 215-988-1932
(fax) 215-988-1972
John Platt
jhplatt@pagrandlodge.org 
Glenys A. Waldman
gawaldman@pagrandlodge.org 
Harry C. Trexler Masonic Library
1524 W. Linden St.
Allentown PA 18102
(phone) 610-432-2992
Director: Charles S. Canning
Caldwell Consistory Library
150 Market Street
Bloomsburg PA 17815
(phone) 717-784-1400
(fax) 717-784-2445
Rhode Island    
South Carolina South Carolina Grand Lodge Masonic Library
1401 Senate Street
Columbia SC 29201
(phone) 803-799-4377
(fax) 803-799-1915
South Dakota    
Tennessee Grand Lodge Library & Museum of Tennessee
100 - 7th Ave. N.
Nashville TN 37203
(phone) 615-255-2625
(fax) 615-254-2308
Contact: L. Alvin Hill, Sr.
Memphis Scottish Rite Library
825 Union Ave. - 3rd Floor
Memphis TN 38103
(phone) 901-526-7679
(fax) 901-526-5513
aasrggp@prodigy.net 
Texas Grand Lodge Library and Museum of Texas
P.O. Box 446 
715 Columbus Avenue
Waco, Texas 76703
(phone) 817-753-7395
(fax) 817-753-2944
http://home.att.net/~txgllibrary/ 
txgllibrary@worldnet.att.net 
Houston Scottish Rite Library
7575 Brompton
Houston TX 77025
(phone) 713-432-1980
(fax) 713-432-1051
Contact: Gerry P. Gaman
Lee Lockwood Scottish Rite Library & Museum
2801 West Waco Drive
Waco TX
(not too far down from Grand Lodge of Texas)

San Antonio Scottish Rite Library & Museum
308 Avenue E
San Antonio, TX  78205

Contact:  James R. Darrell, Librarian
Web-site:
http://scottishrite.albertpikedemolay.org/
Email:
SASRLib@yahoo.com

Utah Grand Lodge of Utah Library
650 E. South Temple Street
Salt Lake City UT 84102
(phone) 801-363-2936
(fax) 801-363-2938
Ogden Masonic Library Club
1716 22nd Street
Ogden UT 84401
Clarence G. Thornhill cthorn@uswest.net
Vermont Vermont Grand Lodge Library
49 East Road-Berlin
Barre VT 05641-5390
Donald C. Brown, Grand Librarian
Virginia Allen E. Roberts Masonic Library and Museum of the Grand Lodge of Virginia
4115 Nine Mile Rd.
Richmond VA 23223-4926
(phone) 804-222-3110
(fax) 804-222-4253
Marie M. Barnett
glofva@aol.com
George Washington Masonic National Memorial Library
101 Callahan Dr.
Alexandria VA 22301
(phone) 703-683-2007
Collingwood Library & Museum of Americanism
8301 E. Boulevard Drive
Alexandria VA 22308
(phone) 703-765-1652
(fax) 703-765-8390
clmal@erols.com 
Washington Washington Grand Lodge Library
Tacoma WA
 
West Virginia    
Wisconsin Robert Monteith, III Masonic Library & Museum
301 Wisconsin Ave.
Madison WI 53703-2107
(phone) 608-256-0793 or 608-837-5062
 
Wisconsin Masonic Foundation Library
36275 Sunset Drive
Dousman WI 53188
(phone) 262-965-2200 or 800-242-2307
(fax) 262-965-4211

Northeast Wisconsin Masonic Library & Museum, Inc
525 N. Taylor Street
Green Bay WI 54303

(phone) 920-491-8374
newmlm@netnet.net

Wyoming    

Other Countries 

Country Masonic Libraries or Museums
Locations Details & Contact Information
Austria Schloß Rosenau Zwettl
Nieder Österreich
(75 miles west of Vienna)
Belgium Masonic Temple Rue de Laeken
Brussels
Brazil Library of the Grand Orient of Brazil Avenue W5 Sul - Quadra 913 - Conjunto H - CEP
70390-130 - Brasilia - Brazil
Phone: 55 61 2454555 ext.: library
Librarian: William Almeida de Carvalho
williamcarvalho@zaz.com.br 
Canada Grand Lodge of Alberta Library
330 - 12th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta, T2R 0H2
Canada
(phone) 403-262-1149
(fax) 403-290-0671
Contact: Gerald T. Webber
Library & Museum of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario
363 King Street W.
Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 1B4
Canada
(phone) 905-528-8644
(fax) 905-528-6979
Contact: Brian Schweitzer
Costa Rica The Rafael Obregon Museum & Library Grand Lodge of Costa Rica
located at the corner of Avenida Central and Calle
19, San Jose 
http://freemasonry.org/costarica/museum.htm 
England UGLE
Library and Museum of Freemasonry
London, England
www.freemasonry.london.museum
Berkshire Masonic Centre Mole Road, Singlesham
Berks RG41 5DB England
(phone) 44-0-118-979-5104
(fax) 44-0-118-977-3571
Robin L.W. White
robin@berkspgl.demon.co.uk
Provincial Grand Lodge of Northumberland Nerville Hall
Westgate Road
NEWCASTLE upon TYNE
NE1 1SY
tel:-0191 232 4685
Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham 8 The Esplenade
SUNDERLAND
SR2 7BH
tel: 0191 567 5365
Bath Museum Old Orchard Street, Bath
Contact Brian Wooton on 44-0-1249 720556
The Dorset Provincial Museum Masonic Hall 57 Ashley Road
Parkstone, Poole
Poole, Dorset BH14 9BT
Tel: 44-0-1202 736323
Curator: Peter Marks,34 Chander Close Ferndown, Dorset BH22 8DW Tel:
44-0-1202 876580
Museum and Library of the Province of Warwickshire

located at the Provincial Headquarters, 2, Stirling Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9SB, England.
The Museum is open to the public.
The Museum Curator is W.Bro Barry.J. Bayliss. The LIbrarian is W.Bro. Michael Brooks.

Worcester Museum Curator: John Hart
Tel 44-0-1684 574750
 
Glenmore House
The Surbiton Masonic Hall Ltd
6 The Crescent
Surbiton
Surrey
KT6 4BN
Scotland Grand Lodge of Scotland Freemason's Hall
96 Georgew Street
EDINBURGH
EH2 3DH
tel: 031 225 5304
France Grand Orient of France - GOF Rue Cadet
Grand Lodge of France - GLF Library/Museum of the Grand Lodge of France
8, rue Puteaux, 75017 Paris, France
National Grand Lodge of France - GLNF

12 rue Christine de Pisan, 75017 Paris, France
glnf.fr

Germany The German Masonic Museum in Bayreuth (including a Masonic Library) Director Lesser van Waveren
http://www.freimaurer.org/english/museum/index.htm 
 

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